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British Immigrants in Montreal Blog

The British Immigrants in Montreal Blog will advise you when a new page is added to the site. Topics in the works include travel, social life, bygone buildings, individual family members and the list goes on…

Occasionally, questions come up that I’m looking for answers to. Maybe you can help fill in the blanks. The musings will be posted here.

Also, research results which are not directly related to a page may appear here.


Christina Spence Killen(1881-?) Annabella Orr(Annie) Findleton nee Killen 1882-1966, Born in Campbeltown, Argyll, Scotland

I am trying to trace two sisters who travelled to Montreal in 1908. Christina has proved the most elusive, and for Annie, it is her marriage and details

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BICA Boys

Searching Canadian passenger lists from 1921-1931 many third-class boys are listed in care of BICA

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George Stonehouse

My father was one of these young boys. He was sent to a farm in Howick Quebec when he first arrived. He was very disappointed with the poor treatment

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Arriving in Montreal aboard the Empress of England

I emigrated to Canada in the spring of 1964, arriving in Montreal on May 6 after a voyage of seven days. Although I never did find out all the salient

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Mrs C.Manfield

My Grandfather A.Clark and his brothers James and John traveled to Canada to seek their fortune between 1906 and 1910, I know the time is fairly accurate

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Frank Jamieson

My father came to Canada on the mont royal in April 1929 from Greenock in Scotland and returned in December 1930. Because of the depression, what I want

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Betty Hayes (nee Beryl Victoria May Mottershead) from Cheshire UK

My Mother Betty Hayes left the family home in Southall Middlesex in 1960 never to be seen or heard of again. After several unsuccessful searches in

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J. Keith Waddell

J. Keith Waddell, my father, 2nd generation Canadian and son of Ellen M.A. Shill and James Verner Waddell passed away February 1, 2016.

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